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Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> a bombshell of a recognition in washington. david petraeus is stepping down from his post after admitting he had an extramarital affair. >> his biographer is now under fbi investigation for improperly trying to access petraeus' e-mail and classified information. she is believed to be the other woman in the affair. >> in his resignation letter to president obama, david petraeus, who took over at the cia in 2011, wrote, after being married for 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable as the husband -- as a husband and the leader of an organization such as ours. he resigned just days after his boss won reelection. president obama accepted it, saying, i wish them the very best at this difficult time. >> for lack of a better term, petraeus is a legend. one of the few generals in american history to get so much credit for some many different things. >> he was scheduled to testify on the terrorist attack in benghazi that left four americans dead, including ambassador chris stevens. >> this is pro
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
>>> this morning on "early today," tempers in washington are flaring as president obama stands up for his u.n. secretary against scathing criticism from republicans. >>> all that while embattled former cia director david petraeus will testify on capital hill today. >>> breaking news from the middle east as rockets are fired between the israelis and palestinians. this morning three israelis are killed. a live report coming up. >> announcer: this is "early today" for thursday, november 15th, 2012. >>> good morning,er one. i'm lynn berry. and today one scandal will give way to another in washington. former cia director david petraeus is expected to testify in a closed door senate intelligence committee hearing. general petraeus is not expected to discuss his personal indiscretions that ended his career last week. instead, he'll be talking about details on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the controversy over u.n. ambassador susan rice calling the assault spontaneous back in september has reached a boiling point. yesterday president obama in his first news c
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
washington -- we are live in mount washington. >> we have a new accident >> good morning. this is a live look outdoors. 32 degrees downtown. it feels a lot like a winter. the storm is tracking up the coast. i am live at mount washington tavern, which is basically a report after a fire. things are really looking up. why don't we toast to it/ ? >> i am making an elderberry sidecar. it is sweet and tasty. a little bit of brandy. >> i have my work cut out for me this morning. >> elderberry. i didn't know that existed. absolutely. still added a trend -- started a trend. more liquor. >> some lemon juice. >> is this a new drink? >> this is a new drink. we have specialty drinks. we try to expand on that. and orange twist. >> beautiful. >> all yours. >> cheers to the new mount washington tavern. that is good. he did cut all that alcohol. it is new. we will preview all the changes. they opened yesterday. this new elderberry drinks. >> i am impressed. you were talking about monty python. we will play a drinking game. take a drink every time you hear coverage.r" or a team >> i'm not going to make it. >>
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
worried about personal information being provided to investigators. meanwhile, the washington post quotes senior law enforcement officials saying the search conducted at broadwell's home monday night marks an interest in how she became interested in classified files. kelley said she had state department status that owe sfigs alls say she did not have. news crews, including nbc, staked out her home. at one point she invoked diplomatic privileges. >> i am an honorary consul general so i have inviolability. they shouldn't be able to get into my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection as well. >> just who is jill kelley. her name has come up in connection with two of the nation's top commanders. more now on her story from nbc's kristin walker. >> mrs. kelley, how are you doing? >> reporter: jill kelley was well known in social circles around tampa. she and husband scott, a surgeon, threw lavish parties at their ten bedroom home that sold for $1.5 million in 2004. they had top notch catering. a couple about town. >> jill was all the smiling, vivacious. >> reporter: aaro
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
>>> this morning on "meet the press" -- an unfolding scandal in washington. and a new battle over the fiscal cliff. the election celebration is short-lived. a surprise resignation by cia director david petraeus comes days before congressional hearings over the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. we'll get reaction this morning from capitol hill and the very latest reporting on this developing story from our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell, who broke the story friday afternoon. also the president and republicans get set to negotiate new taxes and spending cuts. is a breakthrough possible? >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. we've debated over and over again. and on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans but as americans. now, we want you to lead. >> where does it all go from sneer we'll ask democratic senator from new york chuck schumer and republican senator from oklahoma tom coburn. also we check in with c
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
-in-law calls for the euro. >> she took issue with it. >> in washington, congress once to know -- wants to know why it took them and the president several days to learn about general petraeus. general allen denies doing anything inappropriate. tracyashington, i'm potts. back to you. >> officers responded to call around 10:30 last night. they found a man suffering gunshot wounds. a weekend brawl at a free-market involved two motorcycle gangs. two men face charges. investigators identified the gains as the demons of souls and ouls and the titans motorcycle clubs. police are asking for your help in identifying two men involved in a weekend shooting at a taco bell. they are offering a $2,000 award. it happen on the 700 block of columbia. the manager was shot after confronting someone he thought suspicious outside. he is listed in critical condition this afternoon. if you have information that could help police, call them at -- a baltimore city policeman suspended after allegations of sexual misconduct. police received a call about elliott simon over the weekend. and simon was on duty at the time. h
NBC
Nov 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
hot button issues. >> tracey mitchell is an washington with the race to the white house. >> this race is so close, analysts are predicting a cliffhanger. it is the finale. >> accomplishing real change is not just something i talk about. it is something i have done and that something i will do as president of the united states. >> we know what change looks like. >> in a race still close to call, what matters most in these final hours is getting folks to the polls, especially in those key battleground states. >> if you want to see where the real battleground states are, look at where they are spending their last 24 hours. these are the state's their polls show are still in contention. >> cover mitt romney makes five stops in four states. >> if you are willing to work with me and knocked on some doors and make some phone calls, we will win wisconsin. >> the president is on the beat. three stops, three states -- wisconsin, ohio and iowa. polls give the president a razor-thin lead and that is not enough to claim victory. both men have fanned out their campaigns across the country. >> we ne
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
to washington and whether the white house and congress can put aside campaign bitterness to reach a deal avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff. last night house speaker john boehner said he's optimistic about an agreement telling abc's diane sawer he's the most reasonable responsible person in washington but he's also not backing off his stand on tax hikes. >> raising taxes on small business people is the wrong prescription given where our economy is. >> is it on the table to talk about. >> i made clear yesterday that raising tax rates is unacceptable. frankly, it couldn't even pass the house. >> at issue here, a perfect economic storm that could have serious consequences. nbc's andrea mitchell breaks it down for you. >> reporter: the campaign was tough. victory was sweet. now comes the hard part. >> on january 21st, 2013, there's going to be a massive fiscal cliff. >> reporter: so what exactly is the fiscal cliff? it's a nightmare combination of tax heights and spending cuts that congress agreed to to force themselves into a compromise but so far they haven't agreed on anything so barring
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
of a 55-year-old woman. issue was bound to death on washington boulevard monday afternoon. -- she was found dead on washington boulevard monday afternoon. and faces seven years in prison after convicted of setting his ex-girlfriend's home on fire. he was found guilty of 10 charges. prosecutors said he doused the front porch with gasoline and set on fire back in june 2010 after the couple ended their relationship. the woman was inside with her son at the time and two other women. all were able to escape. but a family pet was killed and the road home destroyed. martin be sentenced in january. ♪ >> beautiful day today. a little on the chilly site. restarted out in the 30's this morning. the sun will help warm things a bit. the temperature will be below average. we of high pressure dominating the situation. that gives us of the sunshine and dry conditions for the stormy weather well to the west was out in the mountains and the rockies or out of the atlantic ocean. a nor'easter is not far enough away we are not feeling the effects. eventually the winds become southerly, that warms th
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am EST
in southwest baltimore. the woman was found dead on washington boulevard. it is not clear why she by had been attacked. there was a brutal attack in downtown baltimore. a man is in a coma after he was beaten on friday afternoon. it appears the attack was random. >> we are going to look into the victims background. right now there is nothing evident. >> he did not do anything to provoke this. we like for the people who did this to him to be caught. >> he's been treated for multiple skull fractures. police would try to identify the suspects. a man's body was found in the middle branch park. officers found the body after a call of a possible assault in the back parpark. >> there was an unusual find -- this 3 foot alligator. he was living inside the home of a possible drug suspect. investigators said it found more than $300 worth of marijuana and possession of the suspect. >> i could use a good watch gator. >> black friday could start early at one major department store. >> you will not believe what caused these floods in washington state. >> no one is facing charges in this incident. >> we do ha
NBC
Nov 16, 2012 3:00am EST
, the economy, the economy was about to bust out and washington snuffed it. we had it in hand. we had a turn in housing with home builders, and we had to turn to booming orders from boeing. and banks were getting their balance sheets growing again, and oil and gas industry started booming and opportunities for new petrochemicals hiring tens of thousands of people. autos were the strongest in years. people, it was all coming together. and now washington's crushing it. best of all, people are starting to get hired again. all those industries just mentioned were growing, all of them looked like a real good year to expand. business people are in retreat, and their leaders, many of whom speak to me, are done hiring. and they want to fire, cut back, show they saw the chaos from capital coming and did the right thing for shareholders, when the right thing not that long ago was to hire, not fire. washington with its sickening inability to compromise wrecked it, wrecked it all, and took what was developing into a beautiful bull market, led by real profits, real hiring and turned it on its head, maybe
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
at washington boulevard and montevideo road. 39 miles per hour on southbound 95 with volume picking up in howard county toward the capital beltway. looking good on 95 out of white marsh. at 5:43 and we'll road, they set up stop signs but it may be tricky getting through that intersection. 61 on the north side and 53 toward the west side, running smoothly when you get on to the west side and we are at 55 southbound on the harrisburg expressways to the beltway. this is an update on 70 just west of the beltway and that is starting to pick up. a nice start on 70, 95 is building as well. no problems to report through the tunnels. the area bridges are checking out just fine. ♪ >> a busy halloween night for baltimore city police. before midnight, they found a man shot to death in north baltimore. no word on his condition. in southwest baltimore, police responded to another gunshot victim. they are looking into possible connection. the shooting came on the heels of another shooting in east baltimore. that victim's condition is unknown. a 41-year-old man is in grave condition after being shot in the he
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
for washington. >> how long they have to make a move before things change for americans. >> we are taking a look at the area roads. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not bad on the area roads. there is a problem in annapolis along river road. we have an accident. looking good on 97. 57 on the west side outer loop. 66 on eastbound 70. traffic on 95 is rather light. good down to the fort mchenry. delay-free at the fort mchenry and the harbor tunnel. the harrisburg expressway is move all the way down to the beltway. no delays showing into town. this is 795 and problem free north and southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. dave allen has more from the mta. >> the number 5 bus is diverting at monument and patterson park appeared the 61 bus is diverting at charles and 28th for construction. the five bus is diverting at central and monument. on time for light rail and metro subway. have a great commute. now here's tony pann. >> thank you. not a lot happening at the present time. temperatures are safely
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
. start at washington boulevard with a crash. belcamp. tree in the cramp continued closures in the city at charles street. not that on the north or west side. this is the north side of the beltway at harford road. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is timonium road. client is starting to build as you get closer to the beltway -- volume starting to build as you get closer to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 34 degrees in taneytown. mostly sunny skies today. upper 50's today. the weekend forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. >> thank you. good morning. the ravens and raiders did not play very often. they played back in january of 2001. carson palmer has a winning record against the ravens, 9-4. he threw 62 passes against tampa. you need to get to palmer before he gets to you. >> i don't see it. he threw a 15-schurick from the opposite hash -- he threw a 15- yard pass from the opposite hash. >> he had a lot of success against the ravens. the ravens go for their seventh win of the year. the colts are starting a rookie quarterback. had a big game and
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
am sally kidd in washington. new details about the petraeus sex scandal and by members >> a national think tank says newgate marriage laws will generate at least $166 million in spending in the next two years. it is estimated nearly 18,000 same-sex couples will exchanged vows in the first three years after the new laws are in effect. wedding related spending for in- state couple is expected to be about $16 million in maine, $63 million in maryland, and $81 million in washington state. it does not include out of state same-sex couples that travel to those states to marry. the red cross has employees that trend to go on strike of a new contract was not reached. they were extremely disappointed with the timing of the threat with superstar sandy straining its resources. the new contract will last for the next three years. >> the risk for autism may be higher in children whose mothers contracted the flu or had a fever for more than a week during pregnancy. that state included nearly 97,000 children born in denmark between 1997 and 2003. the children whose mothers had the flu or a week lon
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
names in washington it is becoming more complicated. the petraeus affair has no entangled and other top military figure, the leader of troops in afghanistan, general john allen. >> 11 news reporter steve handlesman does with the very latest. >> good evening from capitol hill. general allan is not in afghanistan. he is here in washington tonight just in time for his reputation to be called into question. general john allen, the u.s. commander in afghanistan was on track to become nato commander until the disclosure that he was under investigation by the pentagon. jill kelley in general allen allegedly exchanged emails and documents suspected of being inappropriate. allen insisted that there was no affair. >> she complains she was getting harassing emails and lead fbi to the affair. allenn got a vote of confidence today. >> he believes he is doing and has done an excellent job. some are angry that the afghan war, costing some u.s. lives and dollars, was hardly mentioned until this. >> and now we are becoming obsessed with the sex life of the director of the cia and the commander? a bit of
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 3:00am EST
in washington? >> today the dow closing down 59 points and the nasdaq declining. isn't it logical to ask why we have not been clubbed into bearish submission considering the radical changes and spending cuts that can stop any economy in it's tracks. [ sound of train ] >> i mind why we aren't pummeled instead of being unchanged like yesterday is because there are factors that need to be flushed out on this show. ones that may explain why things aren't going the intuitive way. the market is hopeful a deal can be reached. i find this hope somewhat incredible given the terrible track record of congress and the president. and the huge goal between the parts. after all, if you are president obama, you believe the election is over and your campaign received a ringing endorsement. but if you are a republican, you have to believe that those republicans that do not want to rise above politics are banking on massive declines in spending to wreck the economy. if you are a republican, in permanent campaign mode, i'm sure one of your advisers is saying that going off the fiscal cliff might be the best thi
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. the latest poll of the battleground states show a slight advantage for president obama, ahead by 6 in iowa, three in wisconsin, and just two, well within the margin of error in new hampshire. but this week he's really been focused on new jersey, touring the storm damage there with governor chris christie, a republican rival who has said repeatedly the president's done a great job responding to the storm. analysts say the president could be scoring some political points from that endorsement only from governor chris christie. meanwhile, governor romney making three campaign stops yesterday. today he'll focus on virginia. in florida he toned down his message. he didn't even mention president obama as he spoke to voters in jacksonville last night and said he was criticizing the administration's record on small business. governor ejeb bush did talk abot the president and talked about some of his failures, as he put it, in office. meantime, we're looking at early voting resumed here in d.c. and maryland, but up in the flood ravaged
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 4:30am EST
of the country. we will see early morning rain around baltimore, washington, d.c., wet snowflakes, no major accumulations expected. so, lynn, the good news about this nor'easter, it looks like it's in and out in 24 hours and a nice calm peefrd for everyone trying to recover in areas of the northeast. >> we'll hope for that. bill, thanks so much. >>> well, there were some very big congressional races all across the country. we'll tell you all about them. plus, it was finally the first night in over a year where the political ads, the nasty charges, and grandstanding had ceased. the sight of the winners basking in their victories with family and their friends, democracy at work. you're watching "early today." i was once used for small jobs. and i took on all the bigger, tougher ones. but with mr. clean's new select-a-size magic eraser, he can take on any size job. at least we don't go near rex's mobile home as often. what are you, scared? [ dog barks ] aah! oh! [ male announcer ] new mr. clean select-a-size magic eraser. [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
through washington. the ripple effect is being felt on capitol hill, where they are getting ready to hold hearings on the deadly attack on the american consulate in libya. david petraeus conducted his own investigation. top lawmakers say they want to know what petraeus knows. >> if the general does testify, it will be as a civilian. as president obama saluted veterans at arlington national cemetery -- >> thank you. to honor you. >> washington was consumed with the fall of one of the nation's most celebrated military heroes -- cia director and former general david petraeus step down over an extramarital affair. >> it was like a lightning bolt. >> personal e-mails at between petraeus and his biographer it came to light after anonymous e- mails were sent to another woman who worked for the state department. >> mrs. broadwell sent a threatening e-mails to her. she went to the fbi. oh, i can't believe it. but that's what it is. >> in the general is not under investigation but his departure leaves a void just as congress is beginning hearings into the september attacks on the u.s. diplomatic mi
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 11:30pm EST
washington after the sudden resignation of c.i.a. director, david petraeus. plus -- >> i'm sarah, live with details on a fight that broke out at a dundalk flea market. >> you're watching wbal 11. this is 11 news tonight at 11 p.m. >> i'm deborah weiner. a fight at a dundalk flea market disrupted people enjoying a sunday afternoon shopping trip. sarah sampson is live at baltimore county police headquarters with more on what happened. sarah? >> police are still working out all the details surrounding exactly what happened. but we do know that three people were injured. one of them was taken to the hospital, and two people were taken into custody. >> hours after it happened a fight that erupted in the parking lot of the northpoint plaza flea market still had vendors and customers shakesen. some so nervous they didn't want their faces shown on camera. >> less than five minutes, yeah. >> the guy was laid out and he appeared to be unconscious. >> it shook me up, because i wasn't -- we don't ever have anything like this happen down here. >> a baltimore county police spokesman said the brawl b
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
of it a few weeks earlier from a disgruntled fbi agent. >>> in washington lawmakers return to the capital this morning. they will no doubt be buzzing about the petraeus and allen investigation, but they'll also be faced with a much larger problem. the fiscal cliff if not dealt with before the end of the year will impact everyone in america. today president obama will be meeting with key labor and progressive leaders at the white house for the first in a series of high profile economic talks that he will be hosting this week. >>> well, from hurricane sandy to last week's nor'easter to spring like weather in the east and a mercury plunge in the west, many are asking what is with the crazy extremes in weather. well, nbc's chief environmental affairs correspond don't ann thompson has that story. >> reporter: america has a case of weather whiplash. >> 60 degrees our high on friday and 28 degrees as our hi on saturday. >> reporter: this weekend the west went from summer to winter overnight. >> that's winter. >> it's winter. >> instawinter. >> reporter: the northeast bass beings in spring like t
NBC
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
. what to do with him, straight ahead. >> the mount washington tavern is ready to reopen. is ready to reopen. we have a sneak preview i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time. i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message. chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. >> a drug trafficking investigation leads to an interesting discovery -- a 3 foot alligator inside a person's home. this alligator has been transported to a facility for exotic animals. police say it was living in the home of a drug suspect on glen eagle drive. the suspect has been identified as michael bolton. officials said they thought were that $3,100 worth of marijuana in his possession. >> house lawmakers are investigating the de
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
that so-called fiscal cliff. nbc's trais si potts is in washington. >> reporter: good morning. he's back here and the real work begins starting with the economy including that fiscal cliff that you mentioned, taxes and budget problems that could kick in by the end of this year. >> i am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> reporter: fresh off his election victory, president obama's already been on the phone with top democrats and republicans in congress urging them compromise before america falls off the fiscal cliff. what's that? long-term unemployment benefits and the 2% payroll tax cut expiring. a big cut in medicare payments. and your taxes going up january 1 if congress doesn't act. plus, another $500 billion in cuts at the pentagon. boeing, the military's second largest supplier, already announced a second round of executive layoffs. >> nobody wants to see this fiscal cliff without a deal because the cuts are severe and the tax increases are severe and so we've got to find a path forward. >> re
NBC
Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
that the blows from the air and they are preparing for a possible ground invasion. washington lawmakers closing ranks. >> sending in ground troops is the only way they can clean out these nests of rockets being fired at them. you cannot blame them. >> nobody wants a ground war but israel has determined what they have to do to preserve their security. >> both sides are trying to come back from the brink and u.s. leaders are debating how prominent the american role shall be. >> trying to find someone even as high ranking as former president bill clinton and to go and be a negotiator. >> trying to sell a ceasefire as a winner for the palestinian cause. >> company officials say they are continuing the search for a worker who disappeared after an oil platform caught fire friday in the gulf of mexico. a higher divers to speed up the search and bring closure for the worker's family. the cold of their own research after a body believed to be of erisa a worker was found. -- be of the other worker was found. this is in addition to the 200 homes that have already been partially or completely burned down o
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 3:00am EST
on in washington to presume that even like-minded people can wrest the debate from the partisan extremists of either party, those who sink below and not rise above. even if you're confident that a deal can be reached someday, you had to have your breath taken away by the first question from the press after the president gave an impassioned statement about the need to avert the cliff that's going to raise everybody's taxes and just cause such havoc. that's because the question was about general petraeus. not the financial time bomb facing us. oh, no. petraeus? petraeus? don't you know this is bigger than petraeus? we're sunk if you don't. between the distraction of the petraeus affair and the slew of holidays ahead you've got to start wondering if we might plunge from the cliff because of the sheer lack of days before what everyone's beginning to recognize as the potential for a financial armageddon. before i get to what could work eventually, eventually, the emphasis is on eventually in this ticktock environment. not tomorrow but eventually. maybe a little bit tomorrow. let me just say tha
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 3:00am EST
if washington would just get off our backs! sell, sell, sell. >> the house of pain! >> sure that evidence is often obscured by the averages like today where they meandered all session. dow closing flat. nasdaq down slightly. but that doesn't stop us from looking for ideas on "mad money." yes, we have an entirely man made crisis. one that could not only cause a huge wave of firings and curtail retail spending dramatically, but it's also driving people out of a stock market where individual companies are giving you positives that would normally provide a tremendous backdrop to a higher market. you know there was a time when some good news over multiple sectors would produce a bountiful bull. yes, where enough good things occurred with individual companies that the sum total would produce overall gains in many stocks. we used to call this pin action. now we get nothing. no spillover. the one pin gets knocked down. and nothing else falls with it. let me just go over some of the good news, some of the knocked down one pins just today that are being obscured by this darn cliff walk. let me show
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
up, and election day is over and now it is back to work in washington. we will take a look at the issues. those for and against same-sex marriage and expanded gambling are making their voices heard. oh! green mountain coffee! how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa, and you'll always find your favorite. with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. and i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >> the baltimore ravens have a home game. enjoy it. it is the only one in november. baltimore has a perfect record at home. return home where they have not lost a game in two years and facing an opponent that allowed one of the greatest rushing days in the history of the nfl. it would be safe to assume they are salivating for the opportunity to run again. doug mark and took apart the defense in embarrassing fashion. he tacked on for good measure. they tried to keep their control under -- their excitement. he has yet to en
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 6:30pm EST
not be higher. the president headed back to washington where the voters decided he should stay for four more years. at his campaign headquarters in washington, he thanked staff and supporters. this, after a night of emotional celebration in his hometown of chicago. 20,000 turned out, sharing tears and hugs. >> a long campaign is now over. and whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you have made me a better president. >> reporter: a passionate speech. >> michelle, i have never loved you more. >> reporter: mixed with a little bit of humor, aimed at his daughters. >> i am so proud of you guys, but i will say that for now, one dog is probably enough. >> reporter: the president has held almost 200 campaign events, logging thousands of miles on board air force one, the two candidates spending nearly $900 million, making this the most expensive campaign in history. it is the victory that at times seemed impossible. and sharply divided electorate. >> a toxic and disruptive debate here on capitol hill. >> reporter: mr. obama seemed to recognize the ren
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Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm EST
mitchell starting us off from washington tonight. >>> jill kelley's name has come up in connection with two of this nation's top commanders. more on her story tonight from kristen welker. >> how are you doing? >> jill kelley was well known in social circles around tampa, long before she became fodder for the tabloids in new york. she and her husband threw lavish parties at their bayshore home. black tie, top notch catering, a couple about town. >> jill is always smiling, vivacious. >> reporter: aaron publishes tampa bay magazine, that had the kelley's frequenting the pages. >> there was always a bevy of people surrounding them. it seemed like no matter where they went, people enjoyed talking to them, being with them. >> reporter: and they were often seen hobnobbing with top military brass, including david petraeus, connections jill kelley made while volunteering to organize social events at macdill air force base. jill kelley's brother is rushing to his sister's defense. this after federal authorities announced they're investigating thousands of e-mails between kelley and john allen, he say
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Nov 1, 2012 2:05am EDT
. it didn't work so well. >> could have shown an evergreen show. >> david letterman had denzel washington on. he said he wouldn't have turned up for anybody but dave. said he swam to the studio. a lot of tweets. >> twitter, we saw rosie o'donnell showed a picture of her backyard that now looks like a river that is -- >> a terrifying picture of a tree down. and then a lot of celebrities, too, took to twitter whether on the west of the east coast to wish everybody well. >> the one lovely thing i get a million e-mails, press releases every day. monday i didn't get a single press release from a single celebrity promoting anything but this so it was a really good thing. >> so, moving on, jennifer aniston and justin -- >> are shopping. >> slow news day, out shopping for furniture. >> oh, stop it, hoda. >> we are happy for them. >> this is why this is a big story. >> why? >> he has moved pretty much into her life. now they are starting fresh. they bought a house together. they are not using her furniture, they are buying furniture together, which what people are saying this is going to be a good re
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Nov 18, 2012 10:00am EST
have rattled washington, just as the president hoped for a new start with congress over the debt. >>> embattled former cia director david petraeus testifies privately on capitol hill, insisting his resignation had nothing to do with the botched response to the attack in libya. all of this as we are still tting a daily dose of unpleasant details about general petraeus's affair with paula broadwell, and the role that florida socialite jill kelly played in the drama. >>> and the clash in benghazi heats up as charges that the u.n. secretary misled the country about the attack on "meet the press" and other programs. >> our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was in fact initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo. >> now sparking a war of words with the president, senators are threatening to block her potential nomination as secretary of state. >> the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better, and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others wa
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Nov 4, 2012 1:30am EDT
in washington or was that just politics? >> i think compromise is always possible in washington. its standard in any kind of negotiation, including negotiations in business between management and unions for things to go down to the 11th hour. that doesn't mean things are falling aapartment it is the nature of the game and the way it is played. our government has managed to get through many, many crises and despite the rhetoric, despite the hostility we get things done eventually. it would be nicer if people were more civil toward one another but the reality is the government is pretty effective in the long run at getting things done. i'm always an optimist on this thing and i think we can do it. >> we know you disagree on a wide range of policies from taxes to the role of government. what where do you find common ground. >> eddie and i have been friends a long time. it's funny. we were together a few days ago and thinking of that same subject. i think we have broad agreement on tax reform. if you are going to do tax reform in 2013, what form should it take and how would you broaden the base,
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Nov 5, 2012 4:30am EST
by the washington redskins on their final game before election day has accurately predicted the presidency in 17 of the past 18 elections. we're going to have details next. >>> it's a cold, chilly monday. there's a storm coming for election day. i'll have the details coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> hey there, welcome back. some stories making news this morning now, a report is expected this week on what caused the crash of the atlanta police helicopter saturday night, killing two officer. the choerp was searching for a runaway boy when it hit a power line pole and crashed to the street. >>> the accidental death of a 2-year-old boy at the pittsburgh zoo yesterday was horrific. he died when he fell 11 feet into an exhibit and was mauled by dogs. >>> military campbell has died at the age of 78. he won the gold medal in the ten-event competition in melbourne, australia. >>> in chicago, senator mark kirk of illinois we're a brace on his left leg as he climbed 37 floors in the sky rise chicago charity event in the willis tower, the tallest building in the united states. it was the senato
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Nov 10, 2012 9:00am EST
in washington is our big story this morning. c.i.a. director david patraeus is stepping down from his post after admitting he had an extramarital affair. >> this morning, nbc news reports his biographer, paula broadwell, is under investigation for improperly trial to access his email and classified information. she's believed to be the other woman in this affair. we get the latest from chris clackum. >> in his resignation to president obama, david patraeus wrote, "after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours." patraeus resigns days after his boss won re-election but president obama accepted it saying, about patraeus and his wife, holly, "i wish them the very best at this difficult time." >>it's too soon to tell today bt for lack of a better term patraeus is a legend, one of the to get so much credit. >> patraeus was scheduled to testify at house and senate hearings next week on the terrorist attack in september on the american embassy
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
in washington in the coming weeks and early next year. thank you. >> thank you. >>> stay with us. on 11 news, your sunday garden. >> last week we talked about flowers. we want faster results. >> that's right. we'll show you just how to do this. >> time for christmas, too. that's all coming up in just ahq >> good morning. welcome back. now at this stage, we got thanksgiving coming up, christmas, new year's. we're beginning to think of what to do in the house. >> one of the cool things is plants make great gifts. one of the things i like best are these amarillys. there's doubles, there's singles. there's some like this one here. this has a big monster flower on it. >> bigger the flower the taller the plant. >> sometimes. sometimes not. really depends. the nice thing is, once you plant it, it knows what to do. >> the stuff is in there. >> yes. the leaf is even coming up. they're even starting to grow. no water. just a little bit of light. >> one like this when we're just beginning to see the leaf come up, how long will that be? will that be up and flowering by christmas? >> it's going to be clo
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Nov 11, 2012 11:00am EST
like the early 1950's. hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, the washington post bob woodward. "the washington post" kathleen parker, "the new york times" d helen cooper. first up. barack obama's place in american presidential history was upgrated tuesday with his convincing sweeping re-election by an entirely new american elect rat. -- electorate. >> we are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions and we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. and together, with your help and god's grace, we will continue our journey forward. chris: bob, here we are five days later. i'm thinking, i still can't absorb the months and months and months we worried about which way this election mibet go and then to see it go in one simple clear direction. obama's direction. >> and it's a big deal for him. and the interesting question is how is he going to use the power of the presidency? david wrote a really important column about linden johnson saying, what's the presidency for? doing big things. he
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Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
in washington. in this lame duck session, serious budget issues are on the table. the president is met two -- expected to meet with leaders this week. cox congressional leaders want to know much more about what led up to the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus. congressman said on the house intelligence committee said -- but says he was in the dark about the investigation until hours after it went public. that is one the most surprising aspects of this case. the president was not cold and neither was congress. >> that is right. healing a lot suspected -- speculation and injury, especially by republicans who think this was kept under wraps. former cia director general david petraeus admits his relationship with paula broadwell crossed the line. the question is, did there appear to jeopardize national security? paula broadwell's recent remarks on the bank of the attack amplified the issue. >> they took some libyan members prisoner and they think the attack was an effort to get the prisoners back. >> officials reveal classified documents were found on paula broadwell's computer
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
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Nov 15, 2012 11:00pm EST
had anything to do with the fact that he was supposed to testify before congress. >> in washington. >>> according to law makers who attended the closed door briefing today the deputy director of the c.i.a. told them that susan rice got an unclassified version of the events that later proved incorrect. you'll recall she's come under sharp criticism for saying that attack was spontaneous rather than a terror attack. congressional leaders viewed video of the attack that showed events in real time. hillary clinton will testify in the coming weeks. and palestinian militants targeted isreal's commercial capitol today. hamas shot rockets for the first time as paniced residents ran for cover. isreal has sent troops and weapons toward gaza and have called up tens of thousands of reserve vist. this comes after the hamas was killed in an air strike. >>> it's become a pretty popular alternative to coffee. >> but now the f.d.a. is looking at whether an energy shot could have played roles in 13 deaths. >> well the people who died had one thing in common. they had all used five hour energy. the r
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Nov 18, 2012 11:00am EST
and it has us disturbed. washington is just as dumbfounded, torn between wonder at the dysfunction of our national security leaders and of course reluctant curiosity. dan, why does this same thing keep happening? it just happens, these powerful men, even as disciplined as petraeus. you know petraeus. >> i do know him and like him and think he's been a great patriot and public servant. but in answer to your question, i simply don't know. what we do know is it occurs, has occurred not just in our time and our country but all through difficult times. part of it is i think people who reach the pinnacle begin to think they can do things that other people can't do. they think i'm so high, nobody will ever find out about this. best i can do, unless you want to accept what my great grandmother used to say, there's simply no damn good. chris: we'll stop short with that but maybe you want to talk. >> i agree with dan but people in high positions, they're surrounded by yes men and are rarely contradicted and begin to think normal roles of behavior don't apply to them and they're above the law. oppor
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00am EST
, problem free towards the j.f.x. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> leaders in washington try to figure out who knew what regarding david petraeus' sudden departure from the cia. >> we have the latest on the scandal. >> the sudden resignation by david petraeus leaves washington with more questions than answers. he quit over an extramarital affair. >> i do not know anybody that was not shocked by this. he was such a decent guy. this is one of those things where you knew there must be something there. >> the affair was reportedly with this woman, paula broadwell. >> this project started as might dissertation. >> investigators were investigating paula broadwell. lawmakers say they should have known about the probe. dianne feinstein plans to investigate the cia. >> i think we should have been told. >> eric cantor talked last month about the general's of theaffai. david petraeus was supposed to testify. the interim director will speak in his place. >> police all looking into a late-night shooting in north baltimore. officers responded just after 10:00 p.m. last night for reports of
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
reporter steve handelsman is live in washington with more of mr. obama's plans moving forward. >> good evening from capitol hill. if the president wanted to talk today about the fiscal cliff and taxes, he should have talked last week before the words from the cia. president obama wanted to show off the power of the second election, with a tax call on the rich, but that message had a distraction, the situation with david petraeus. >> that classified information was disclosed, that it in any way had any impact on our national security -- >> but the president is withholding judgment on the fbi holding secret. he praised the former cia chief. >> we are safer because of the work that david petraeus is has done. >> issue number two was the fiscal cliff and taxes. >> what i am not going to do is extend further a tax cut for folks who do not need it. >> republicans demand no rate hikes. can there be a deal finally to cut deductions? >> i recognize that we're going to have to compromise, and as i said on election night, compromise is hard. >> four americans dead in benghazi. today, a demand of
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Nov 11, 2012 8:00am EST
granting his only television interview to nbc's chrkristen welker. she is in our washington bureau. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, lester. i end viewed steven broil. petraeus was in the comeback forces in iraq. he says he is stunned about the news of his former boss. new details are emerging about how this all came to light. according to multiple sources the down fall of general david petraeus all started with a seemingly unrelated complaint to the fbi. officials say it was triggered by e-mails from petraeus' biographer, paula broadwell, to another woman not related to petraeus who felt she was being harassed and complained to the fbi. officials say in recent weeks the fbi traced the e-mails to broadwell and only stumbled on the relationship with tpetraeus as a result. >> my first reaction was disbelief. >> reporter: now petraeus' former spokesperson steven boylan is speaking out. he worked with the the the from 2005 to 2008 including in iraq. the two have remained close and spoke by phone on saturday. >> he said he had an excellent job, an exceptional family. he h
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
morning. >> thank you, sir. >> tell me about what's going on in washington right now. everyone is saying the right things. president obama said a couple days ago i'm looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders in both parties to meet our challenges. john boehner said we are ready to be led. is this just honeymoon talk or do the american people have reason to believe things might be different in a second term? >> a lot of it's honeymoon talk. this is the natural result. the president wants to appear magnanimous in victory. the speaker, whose party just lost, wants to be clear that practically he understands that the country voted for an incumbent president as opposed to the nominee of his party, so it behooves him at this point to make the right noises. but it's still friday. sometimes bipartisanship in washington is a little like what mark twain said about tom sawyer and huck finn. there was once an evangelist who came to town who was so good that even huck finn was saved until sunday afternoon. there is a short half life. >> so pessimism about business as usual changing in
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Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
admitting an extramarital affair. as questions about the affair and the fallout swirl around washington. state of confusion, the rest of the country has elected a president and the ruts in florida remain too close to call. and when it comes to voting, why is the sunshine state still in the dark. and bieber break up, word that justin bieber and selena gomez may have split. they may bed sad, but many teenager girls are likelyikely screaming with joy. >>> on nbc news, this is "today." with lester holt and erica hill. >> welcome to "today" on a saturday. >> general david petraeus, a four star general, is known for turning around the war in iraq. >> his admission that he had an extramarital affair forcing his resignation at cia director set off shock waves across washington. it was part of an fbi investigation and if t has many wondering if he compromised national security. >> that's not the only big story. president obama and house speaker john boehner appear to be drawing lines in the sand on that looming fiscal cliff. big tax hikes and spending cuts that could take effect at the end of th
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Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
is reaching beyond washington this morning. >> his admitted affair was first discovered when the fbi discovered threatening e-mails when sent to a woman in florida. she's now identified as a married mother who works as an unpaid social liaison on an air force base. she says she and the general are family friends. more on her straight ahead, and we'll have a live interview with petraeus' former spokesman who talked with him over the weekend. and then we'll talk with the political fallout of all of this with the former speaker of the house newt gingrich. >> let's get to the news first and nbc's andrea mitchell. she is the one who first broke this story. andrea, good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. law enforcement officials say that it all began with a complaint to the fbi last summer from a family friend of david petraeus as a woman who said she was receiving anonymous computer threat. that launched an investigation that eviolently brought down a storied military career, changed the leadership of the cia and has congress questioning just how the fbi handled this sensitive ca
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Nov 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
spinning these numbers. sally kidd has the details from washington. >> the latest numbers don't show any significant changes, but they do give each side a new talking point. >> oh! oh! >> the president touted the new jobs report in every campaign stop in ohio. >> today our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs. >> spring field. >> this morning we learned companies hired more workers in october than in any time in the last eight months. >> some had a different take. >> unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> romney told supporters in wisconsin the president failed to deliver. >> he said that he was going to lower the unemployment rate to 5.2%. today we learned that it's actually 7.9%. that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. >> the labor department said the unemployment rate rose 7.9%, up from 7.8% in september. but the report also showed that voters added 171,000 jobs in october and hiring is stronger than first reported in august and september. the longer term trend is also a mixed bag. >> we've got about 160,000 new jobs per month over
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